Constitution and Comprehensive Codes of Justice

On September 14, 1970, the Tribe adopted a Constitution and bylaws, and the traditional system of government was replaced with a Tribal Council. The Council consists of five elected officials: a Chairman, Vice- Chairman, Secretary/ Treasurer and two councilman-at-large. The Chitimacha Tribe, as a sovereign nation, shares a unique government-to-government relationship with the United States.

 


Pending Code Revisions

Draft of Title I - Courts

Draft of Title V - Child Welfare Code

Draft of Title VI - Family Law

Draft Title III Chapter 10 Chitimacha Victim's Rights Code_9.10.21

End Pending Code Revisions

 


 

 

 

Chitimacha Tribal Constitution

 

Chitimacha Tribal Court - Rules of Court

Please note that the Chitimacha Tribal Courts - Rules of Court have been revised to include Rule 15. Records Retention Schedule. Any records that you may have on file with the Chitimacha Tribal Courts may be subject to destruction in accordance with Rule 15. Records Retention Schedule adopted by Chitimacha Tribal Council Ordinance #01-21. If you should have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Chitimacha Tribal Courts at (337) 923-7806.

CCCJ Title I - Courts - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title I - Courts

 

CCCJ Title IA - Peacemaker Court - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title IA - Peacemaker Court

 

CCCJ Title II - Criminal Procedure - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title II - Criminal Procedure

 

CCCJ Title III - Criminal Offenses - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title III - Criminal Offenses

 

CCCJ Title IV - Civil Procedure - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title IV - Civil Procedure

 

CCCJ Title V - Child Welfare - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title V - Child Welfare

 

CCCJ Title VI - Family Law - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title VI - Family Law

 

CCCJ Title VII - Traffic Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title VII - Traffic Code

 

CCCJ Title VIII - Housing Authority - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title VIII - Housing Authority

 

CCCJ Title IX - Tribal Gov Corps and Tax - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title IX - Tribal Gov Corps and Tax

 

CCCJ Title X - Election Rules and Regulations - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title X - Election Rules and Regulations

 

CCCJ Title XI - Tribal Enrollment - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XI - Tribal Enrollment

 

CCCJ Title XII - Gaming Ordinance - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XII - Gaming Ordinance

 

CCCJ Title XIII - Real Estate - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XIII - Real Estate

 

CCCJ Title XIV - Tribal Licenses and Permits - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XIV - Tribal Licenses and Permits

 

CCCJ Title XV - Environmental Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XV - Environmental Code

 

CCCJ Title XVI - Commercial Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XVI - Commercial Code

 

CCCJ TITLE XVII - Limited Liability Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XVII - Limited Liability Code

 

CCCJ Title XVIII - Tribal Bond Legislation - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XVIII - Tribal Bond Legislation

 

CCCJ Title XIX - Abandoned Property Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XIX - Abandoned Property Code

 

CCCJ Title XX - Foreign Judgment, Wage Executions, and Subpoenas - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XX - Foreign Judgments, Wage Executions, and Subpoenas

 

CCCJ Title XXI - Estate Planning and Probate Law - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXI - Estate Planning and Probate Law

 

CCCJ Title XXII - Sex Offender Registry Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXII - Sex Offender Registry Code

 

CCCJ Title XXIII - Establishment of The Chitimacha Fire Prevention Bureau - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXIII - Establishment of The Chitimacha Fire Prevention Bureau

 

CCCJ Title XXIV - Immunity from Liability for Tribal Officials and Employees - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXIV - Immunity from Liability for Tribal Officials and Employees

 

CCCJ Title XXV - Exclusion Ordinance - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXV - Exclusion Ordinance

 

CCCJ Title XXVI - Flood Damage Prevention Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXVI - Flood Damage Prevention Code

 

CCCJ Title XXVII - Chitimacha Tribal Tax Ordinance - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXVII - Chitimacha Tribal Tax Ordinance

 

CCCJ Title XXVIII - Civil Infractions Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXVIII - Civil Infractions Code

 

CCCJ Title XXIX - Chitimacha Public Health Authority and Quarantine and Isolation Code - Table of Contents

CCCJ Title XXIX - Chitimacha Public Health Authority and Quarantine and Isolation Code